Archive | February, 2010

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WordCamp Ireland Next Weekend

Next weekend Kilkenny will be playing host to Wordcamp Ireland. We’re the headline sponsor, though admittedly I’ve been a bit remiss in promoting our involvement! In any case the event runs over two days, with three tracks: Intro track Blogger’s track Tech track The schedule includes some very interesting topics regardless of your level of […]

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Upcoming Change To Pending IE Domain Registrations

The IE Domain Registry (IEDR) have informed us of a small change that they will be introducing to their processes. Currently any registration or modification request is valid for 30 days, so you have 30 days to provide the supporting documentation. As of April 8 2010 this period will be reduced to 27 days We […]

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Get Your Own TV!

We’ve got yet another nice little promotion to share with you. This time round it’s on .tv domain names! Use the coupon code: tvpromo (no space – cASe SeNSitive) and you’ll be able to get a .tv domain for a mere €19.99 ex-VAT You will be able to register a .tv domain name at this […]

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We Need Your Feedback!

UPDATE 28/2: New screenshot added belowThe Blacknight hosting platform is very powerful and has a lot of fantastic features. However, the control panel is not perfect and we are all too aware of this. The control panel vendors, Parallels, have been working closely with us to improve aspects of the system so that: You are […]

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Get Serious With .Biz

One of the things we like to do here at Blacknight is to bring you special offers on domains (and hosting). But we also like to focus on domain extensions that you might overlook. So what about .biz? The .biz domain extension was launched to help business find a space online. Sure, you could register […]

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Irish Internet Association Net Visionary Awards – Nominations Open

Nominations are now open for the 2010 IIA NetVisionary Awards. Unlike a LOT of awards the NetVisionary Awards are NOT “pay to play”. Anyone can nominate anybody they think is deserving and then the public ultimately decides. Categories available include: Best Business BloggerBest Business PodcasterBest Online Financial ServiceBest Online TraderBest Use of Social Mediae-Government AwardInnovation […]

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The best damn domain search you will find online

We’ve all wasted hours of our time trying to grab Internet domains that are already registered. That’s why we launched Dropped.ie – to display on one page all the domains around a single word that are available to register or buy right now. But not content with that, we’ve added a semantic element to the […]

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Good News For Mobi

Earlier this week DotMobi announced that they had been acquired by Afilias. We’ve been working closely with both .mobi and Afilias so we’re absolutely delighted to hear their news. I’d personally like to congratulate Trey Harvin and his team – they’re a great bunch to work with and we’re always delighted to hear of their […]

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Some .ie Eye Candy

To promote our current .ie domain offer (€14.99 for one year registration OR transfer) we got James from Forbairt Media to do some pixel herding. I’m really happy with the result: Leaderboard is 728 pixels wide, so you’ll have to click on it to see it full size – sorry! We’ve also got a “standard” […]

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